Sunday, December 20, 2009

Whirlwind Christmas Shopping with Jenny!

Yesterday Jenny and I went Christmas Shopping and we had lunch. It was a wonderful day spent with my youngest daughter! Jenny works 2 jobs so I don't get to see her very often and yesterday was our day!! We started out at our favorite bead store called On a String. Cute name I think! We bought some beads, of course and then proceeded with our shoppng. Next stop was a Comic Book store. My son-in-law, Kevin (Jenny's husband) is a graphic artist and collects book sets of comic books (only certain ones). I bought him book 3 of the set he is collecting. On to Marshall's/Home Goods. Found lots of things for Megan (my oldest daughter). Then we proceeded to Old Navy and I bought a sweater and fleece for myself with my Christmas Bonus! Then on to Brixx Pizza for lunch. Girls have to eat after so much shopping! We walked passed Coldwater Creek so of course, I had to stop in. I bought 2 tops (on sale) for myself with my Christmas Bonus $! Then on to Ulta. I bought Jenny a few things she picked out for her stocking and then I bought an Ulta Gift Card for her and she thinks it's for someone else! Jenny then had to go home so we headed on back to our place. We brought everything in the house, chatted for a minute and she was off! John was working so I decided I needed to finish shopping so I drove to Wal-Mart and bought the wonderful Singer sewing machine Jenny has always wanted. What a great sale on the Simple Singer! I bought some sewing notions for her too (straight pins, bobbins, scissors, etc.). I was also able to buy John a new pair of jeans for another Christmas present for him (on sale also). Then I headed over to Burlington Coat Factory and I bought my other son-in-law, Ken a wonderful leather coat. The coat was originally $298 marked down to $99.99!!! He has been fixing our computer (ridding it of virus', added things, upgrading, etc.) and we wanted to do something nice for him. His leather coat he has now is old, the zipper is broken and he needed a new one. I'm really excited I could do this for him this year! Thank goodness for the Christmas Bonus!!

Well that was my day! I ended it with reading my book and I was almost asleep when John came in! Whew! Funny thing he asked what I did with myself all day! I told him, "If you only knew!".


  1. Love the name of the bead store. Your day was very productive! And it sounds like you had such fun doing it. I enjoy shopping, especially when I get a lot accomplished.

  2. Gee, I haven't shopped like that in ages! When I was in my twenties, I enjoyed shopping. Now that I am in my sixties, less so.

  3. Whew! What a busy day you had. I've had 2 lazy snow days and haven't got anything much accomplished!

  4. That sounds like a super busy day, but how nice to spend it with your daughter. You will be making a lot of people happy this Christmas. That's always a good feeling.

    Glad you received the snowman plate and like it.

  5. Whirlwind indeed! Sounds fun, though.

  6. I'm happy to say I'm done. Everything I wanted to do is accomplished;) The only thing left is grocery shopping and cooking for the Christmas day meal.

    Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

  7. It sounds like you had a very successful day shopping and everyone is going to be so grateful for the thoughtful gifts you've brought them

    Victoria xx


Ring of Kerry, Ireland
My husband, John and I went to Ireland for our 25th Wedding Anniversary in 2004. We had an awesome trip and we will never forget it. We actually got to visit our friends who live in Northern Ireland. We spent 3 wonderful days with them! The picture above was taken when we visited The Ring of Kerry. The beauty of Ireland is just spectacular! If you ever get a chance visit there.

Megan is my oldest daughter. She and Ken were married on April 12, 2008. It was a wonderful ceremony and reception!

Jenny and Kevin at their wedding 8/30/08. The wedding was at our home and turned out wonderful! Everyone had such a good time!